Chemical weapon Current Affairs, GK & News
European Union to sanction Russia and Belarus
On October 12, 2020, the European Union agreed to impose sanctions on Russia for poisoning the opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Imposition of sanction was initiated by France and Germany. What is the issue? Navalny was an anti-corruption investigator. He was the major political opponent of Vladimir Putin the Russian president. He fell ill on August ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2020
Category: International / World Current Affairs • Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Belarus • Chemical weapon • European Union • Novichok • Russia
Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) which is a legally binding international Convention was adopted in 1992 by UN Conference on Disarmament and came into force in 1997. It is implemented by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). It is a multilateral treaty that bans chemical weapons and requires their destruction within a specified ..
Topics: Chemical warfare • Chemical weapon • Chemical Weapons Convention • Jack Ooms • Law by country • Nobel Peace Prize • Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons • Politics
Inder Jit Singh newly appointed Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC)
Dr Inder Jit Singh, the 1985 batch IAS officer, has been given additional charge of the post of Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) with immediate effect. He is an Additional Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat. According to a release issued by Ministry of Personnel stated that the Mr Singh will hold this additional ..
Topics: Cabinet Secretariat • Cabinet Secretariat of India • Chemical warfare • Chemical weapon • Chemical Weapons Convention • Indian Administrative Service • Law by country • National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention • Politics
RS passes Chemical Weapons Convention Amendment Bill
The Rajya Sabha passed the Chemical Weapons Convention (Amendment) Bill, 2010. India is a signatory to the Convention on the prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and use of Chemical Weapons and their destruction. The amendment empowers the Centre to make rules on the issue. What is “The Chemical Weapons Convention (Amendment) Bill, 2010”? The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: Chemical warfare • Chemical weapon • Chemical Weapons Convention • Law by country • Politics